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Voices In The StreetVoices in the Street: Growing Up in Dundee Born in Dundee in 1938, Maureen Reynolds grew up in wartime Scotland, a young girl surrounded by adult concerns, the endless queuing for rations that never seemed to stretch quite far enough, the blackouts and air raids, and as she came of age, a whole generation seemed to suddenly do the same, with the rise of the Teddy Boy and rock and roll. A memoir written with the grace and lucidity of a novel, "Voices in the Street" chronicles a life of typical proportions with all the heartache and hope that entails, and reminds us that the most commonplace stories, properly told, can give a greater insight into a time and place than any of the more exceptional.

The Guildry of DundeeThe Guildry of Dundee. The Guildry of Dundee. For many centuries only the Royal Burghs of Scotland could participate in the country's import and export trade and within these burghs the only legitimate dealers in this trade were the merchants. This privilege was greatly envied by those who could not partake in what could be a lucrative business and it was a constant struggle to prevent or punish breaches of the monopoly. Merchants everywhere realised at an early date that by acting together they would be more able to ward off competition and in many towns they formed their own association, the Guildry. This study has used the fascinating records of the Guildry in Dundee to follow the efforts of the local merchants to defend their privileges until in 1846 changing views on free trade and democracy resulted in the abolition by Parliament of the special position of the Royal Burghs and all the monopolistic institutions within their bounds. The vital part the Guildry played in the economy of the burgh led also to its involvement in the administration and eventually to support for political reform.

The Dundee WhalersThe Dundee Whalers 1750-1914. This is a study of what was Britain's leading whaling port. Today, Dundee captains and the city's whaling fleet have a permanent place in the geography of the world. Cape Adams, Cape Milne, Artic Bay and Eclipse Sound recall an era when the city's stoutly built ships, manned by heroic adventurers, discovered new routes, made new friends, but seldom sailed far from danger. In Dundee itself, streets such as Whale Lane and Baffin Street serve as reminders of an era in which Dundee dominated the whaling grounds. Moreover, the Dundee fleet has excelled as polar exploration ships, providing vessels for Captain Scott, Ernest Shackleton and Admiral Byrd, leaving a permanent reminder of the city's historic role at Dundee Island, Antarctica. An appendix lists all the ships and their captains.

Using a range of different sources including previously unexplored business papers, Scottish Cowboys and the Dundee Investors reveals one thread of Scotland’s little known business relationship with the United States. Looking closely at Dundee’s Matador Land and Cattle Company, Claire Swan explores how nineteenth century prominent Dundee investors transferred their fortunes into the uncharted territory of the Texas Panhandle when no American would consider it.

Scottish Cowboys and the Dundee InvestorsScottish Cowboys and the Dundee InvestorsScottish Cowboys and the Dundee Investors. Spanning a period of seventy years, this study demonstrates how the Matador rose to be one of the most successful business ventures in Scottish and American history, and subsequently became a major competitor in international trading circles. This marks a significant contribution to Dundee’s economic history, while detailing the importance of Scottish overseas investment. Special detail is given to those well known Dundee figures that spearheaded the venture, in addition to those Scottish cowboys that rose to become national symbols in American history. An excellent example of Dundee’s transatlantic business relations, this study also highlights the lasting legacy that can be found in Texas today.

Dundee Literary LivesDundee's Literary Lives: Vol. 1 Nineteenth Century ([Publication] / Abertay Historical Society) Dundee Literary Lives, Fifteenth to Nineteenth Century. The oldest known Scottish poem, the Goddodin, was written near Dundee in the sixth century and during the Reformation and Renaissance some of the most influential writers in Europe including the Wedderburn brothers and Hector Boece were Dundonians. In 1660 the first full-length work of fiction written in Scotland was penned in the city whose guest-list includes Samuel Johnson, Oscar Wilde, Walter Scott, Robert Burns and Charles Dickens. Andrew Murray Scott explores the Victorian age over three chapters and considers dozens of working class Poets of Protest and the hundreds of self-styled Bards, including William McGonagall, as well as the newspapers and magazines which made Dundee such an important cultural centre. Many important and neglected writers are considered; Robert Nicoll, James Gow, Robert Mudie, Robert Leighton, Frances Wright, George Gilfillan, James Young Geddes, David Pae and W.D. Latto.

Dundee Literary LivesDundee's Literary Lives: Twentieth Century: Vol 2 Dundee Literary Lives, Twentieth Century.This second volume of Andrew Murray Scott's innovative and critically acclaimed cultural study considers Dundee's writers in World War One, the kailyard period, the 'Scottish Renaissance' - and the present generation of literary prize-winners. It examines the cultural slump in mid-century, the dialect humour and distinctively local culture which emerged in the 1960s, the surprising upsurge in non-fiction writing since 1986 and the city's involvement in dramatic productions. Important writers featured include Joseph Lee, Mary Brooksbank, Lewis Spence, J.B. Salmond, W.L. Lorimer and William Montgomerie, as well as today's literary stars such as A.L. Kennedy, W.N. Herbert and Don Paterson. The book is enlivened by the inclusion of poems and prose from the works of key figures and, like
Vol 1, can be read both as a brief anthology and as an essential guide to numerous literary topics associated with Dundee.

The Road and the Miles: Homage to Dundee Dundee is situated on the Firth of Tay where its inhabitants have nutured a rich history, and a store of ballads and folklore. This study of post-war Dundee themes includes the people, the streets, the city's obsesson with football and also the secrets the author discovers about his own family.

Whalehunters: Dundee and the Arctic... Whalers.

Beautiful Railway Bridge of the Silvery... Reinvestigating the Tay Bridge Disaster of 1879.

Modern Dundee

Modern Dundee: Life in the City Since... World War Two. A fascinating view of the changes that Dundee has undergone. A must-read for everyone with an interest in the city.

Aberdeen, Dundee and Central Scotland:... Macdonald's Tourists' Guide 1925.

A reputation for excellence: A history... of the Dundee and Perth printing industries.

Geology of the Perth and Dundee District....

Bonnets of Bonnie Dundee: A Short... History of Bonnet-Making and Bonnet Wearing in Dundee.

Sagas of the Sea: Tales of Dundee's... Maritime Past.

Juteopolis: Dundee and Its Textile... Textile Workers, 1885-1923.

Maltmen, Customs and Excisemen of Dundee....

The Diary of John Sturrock, Millwright,... Dundee, 1864-65. No other working-class diary for this period in Dundee's history has so far been found. In it, Sturrock records much of what was happening in Dundee during the boom which accompanied the American Civil War. Dock construction, military parades, visiting lecturers, circuses, shows and other forms of entertainment are all described. Christopher Whatley's introduction places John Sturrock within the social context of mid-Victorian Britain and Dundee, taking account of current thinking amongst historians about "respectability" and class and popular consciousness.

The Goalie A novel based on the life of Bob Crumley, member of Dundee FC's 1910 Scottish Cup-winning team. The story is told through the eyes of his grandson as a series of snapshots in a family album, except the shots were never taken, for the popular goalie was an outcast from his own family.

The Road and the Miles: Homage to Dundee.

Old Dundee: More Scenes and Memories.

Dundee: An Evocation of Town Life.

Across the Great Divide: History of... Professional Football in Dundee.

Dundee United: Champions of Scotland... 1982-83.

Dundee Football Club (Archive... Photographs)

The Sword and Pen: Poems of 1915 from... Dundee and Tayside.

Dundee and Newtyle Railway Including the... Alyth and Blairgowrie Branches.

Railways of Dundee (Oakwood Library of... Railway History)

One Artful and Ambitious Individual:... Alexander Riddoch, 1745-1822, Provost of Dundee, 1787-1819.

Dundee's Literary Lives: Twentieth... Century.

Small Group Tours of This Area Of Scotland.

One Mans River: Paintings and Sketches... from Scotland's River Tay.

Owners and Vessels Associated with the... Small Ports of the River Tay.

Broughty Ferry (Archive Photographs:... )

Explorer Map 0380: Dundee & Sidlaw Hills....

Landranger Map 0054: Dundee & Montrose,....

Dundee Walks: 20 Country Walks Within 20... Drive of the City.

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